Patrick Curran, a policy analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, shares new research on policy coordination across water, energy, food and climate goals in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. [more...]
Zambia's climate is bound to change in the coming decades - as climate change takes hold globally. How should policy-makers and investors take these climate risks into account? That’s the subject of a new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa programme and CDKN. [more]…
INSIDE STORY: The case for Evergreen Agriculture in Africa - Enhancing food security with climate change adaptation and mitigation in Zambia
This Inside Story looks at how evergreen agriculture combines agro-forestry with the principles of conservation farming by integrating particular tree species into annual food crop systems. [more]…
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